Softworld Instructional Design Technologist in Boston, Massachusetts

Instructional Design Technologist

Boston, MA

Posted: 10/25/2018

2018-10-25 2018-12-08

Employment Type: Contract

Industry: ERT

Job Number: 227751

Job Description

Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Director, Teaching and Learning Technologies in IT, this position will be responsible for working with the Teaching and Learning Technologies staff to support the successful utilization of our tool set in all academic programs Focusing primarily on faculty development efforts, the Instructional Design Technologist contract work will establish a deeper relationship with the Academy Center in providing guidance and training on the effective use of learning tools and platforms in expanding technology adoption in our clinical and pre-clinical teaching activities.

  • Have worked in Higher-Ed as a technologist, with deep knowledge of instructional design techniques and methodologies relating to the use of technology in both classroom and remote learning.

  • Experience with Canvas LMS, MediaSite, Captivate, and similar technologies highly desirable.

  • Working closely with faculty or business subject matter experts, apply principles and practices of instructional design and adult learning theory in the design, creation and delivery of online, blended and instructor-led classroom training courses and documentation.

  • Able to drive the instructional design process while managing a positive relationship with the subject matter expert.

  • May develop content for learning or knowledge management systems.

  • Conduct learning and business needs analysis.

  • Draft expected learning outcomes that align with course goals; determine scope and sequence of content; identify impacted or target audiences and relevant pre-requisites for learner success; design/implement course evaluation plans.

  • Devise modes of assessment to measure the effectiveness of the course.

  • Write effective copy, instructional materials, and audio and video scripts to help participants meet learning objectives.

  • Produce learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, and multimedia.

  • May develop and deliver train-the-trainer programs, and deliver in-person instruction of complex information to participants.

  • May provide training on instructional technologies and tools.

  • Demonstrated experience with common web and multimedia authoring tools (such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Camtasia) and knowledge of HTML typically required.

  • Expertise with a commonly used technology platforms and software such as PC, Mac, iPad, Office 365 and popular browsers is expected.

  • May be required to use elearning authoring tools, and to upload instructional content to websites, elearning platforms or learning management systems.

  • Must possess strong skills in oral and written communication, stand up training delivery and presentation, and project management.